Allez-up Holidays - Links

This is a page of useful links to sites that are related to our business or just to friends.

Ozone Chabre Open Click link on left to access the Ozone Chabre Open paragliding competition site, comp to be held at Laragne from June 11th to 19th 2005. Sponsored by Ozone (link below).


The folowing airlines run to the local airports of Marseille, Nimes, Grenoble and Nice from the UK. Other airports are accessible with these and other carriers from the UK and elsewhere. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list but a list of those airlines used regularily by our clients.

Gatwick to Marseille and Nice

BA fly to Marseille direct from Gatwick and to Nice from various UK destinations

Liverpool London and Bristol to Nice or Gatwick to Marseille

Easyjet fly direct to Marseille from Gatwick, Bristol and Liverpool and to Nice & Grenoble from various Destinations

Stansted to Nimes

Ryanair fly to Marseille & Nimes from several UK, Eire and other European Destinations and also to Grenoble & Toulon

Other Travel

Car Hire

The company we use most is Worldwide Reservations who have consistently given us competitive quotes for hire in France and the UK. Please quote Allez-up Holidays as your source when booking. When flying Ryanair then Hertz can often be the cheapest option via the Ryanair website.


Trains can be booked on the sncf website and in most cases tickets can be sent direct to you in advance

Paragliding Links

Ozone Paragliders and Kites - it's what we fly.


Bob Drury's site - if you want to fly big mountains he's the man.
XC flying Courses and trips.

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The tow school to learn with for paragliding, hang gliding, microlights, paramotors etc.
Also for great thermalling and XC courses and flying holidays at Laragne!

Snowdon Gliders

Mountain Paragliding Centre - School and shop based in Snowdonia
- the place to learn to fly the mountains


Based at one of our local airfields at Tallard
Bartair organise tester or taster days, trips and lessons for all airsports
Tandem paragliding flights, trips over the Ecrin, balloon flights over provence.


Ecole de parapente des barronies. Based at SEDERON
Our local French paragliding school and home of our club Les Loups Volants.
Great instructors and a friendly club with magic sites


The BHPA is the body regulating the sport of paragliding in the UK

Accommodation Links

LES GLYCINES - Appartment and B&B run by Sheila & Remko, just across the valley in Mison.

LARAGNE CAMPSITE - Situated in Laragne town.

LES GRANGES - Run by Olly Penrice, a delightful quiet Gite situated in a tiny village near Orpierre, specialising in astronomy and cycling holidays.

LES VIEUX GALETS - M. Sinner - 3 tastefully renovated appartments each sleeping 2 to 4 persons just outside Sisteron.

LA TOUPINE - charmingly renovated village house sleeps 4 in two double bedded en suite rooms near Sisteron airfield

Local Airfields Links

We are an ideal base for those whose passion is flight of all types and wish to base themselves in comfortable luxury accommodation or to mix a flying and family holiday. We are surrounded by a plethora of airfields. A brief summary of our local airfields with links to their respective sites is available on the local airfields page. However their links are also below.

Gap-Tallard - 20 minutes. See Bartair or Gap Tallard Airfield

Sisteron Theze - Vaumeilh - 15 minutes See Sisteron Aero Club

Serres - 20 minutes See Quo Vadis

St Auban - 30 minutes See Centre National de Vol a Voile

Aspres - 30 minutes See Association Aeronautique d'Aspres

La Motte du Caire - 35 minutes See Club de Vol à Voile de la Bâtie Neuve